Graduate & Professional Studies Undergraduate Application for Admission

Student Information

Permanent Address

Mailing Address (if different)

Other Personal Information

How would you prefer we communicate with you?
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General Information

For which term are you applying?
Terms are eight weeks in length. Terms 1 and 2 combined would be the equivalent of a traditional "fall" semester. Terms 3 and 4 combined would be the equivalent of a traditional "spring" semester.
Will you be applying for financial aid? Yes No
If yes, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You may apply for aid online at (link opens in a new window).

Academic History

List all other previously attended Colleges or Universities:(*)
Include: Institution and Address, Dates Attended, Major/Emphasis, and Degree.
Please note: The applicant is responsible for contacting the above schools to have official academic transcripts sent to the Buena Vista University location. Transcripts stamped "Student Issued" are not considered official. Information concerning all college enrollments must be made available to Buena Vista University. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in delay of admission.
Have you graduated from high school or have you earned a GED? (*)
Yes No

Other Information

Felony Conviction Disclaimer

Have you ever been convicted of a felony?(*)

If you answered yes, please explain the incident:

Directory Information Release

No to information release means exactly that – you will not be listed in the campus directory, your name will not appear in the newspaper for honors or awards. We will NOT verify your enrollment with lenders or potential employers.

Optional Fields

Single Married Divorced Separated Widowed Other
Baptist Catholic Disciples of Christ Jewish Lutheran Methodist
Presbyterian Episcopal   Other:
Are you Hispanic or Latino?
Yes No
Select one or more of the following racial categories to describe yourself:
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Buena Vista University does not discriminate on the basis on an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, creed, religion or religious belief, citizenship status, sex, marital status, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, military service or affiliation, genetic information, age, or any other basis protected by federal or state law in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships and loan programs, athletic program, and all other University programs and activities, and does not tolerate such discrimination or harassment of and by its faculty, administration, staff, students, and visitors.

Sex discrimination is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. It addresses all forms of sexual discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault and intimate partner violence. Buena Vista University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in conformance with Title IX.

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